Tag archive for ‘Palantir’
Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Document Shows Alexander Karp’s Palantir Helping US Fight Crime, Terrorism

A leaked document has revealed that tools produced by analytics company Palantir Technologies are helping U.S. law enforcement officials crack difficult cases and giving soldiers a key edge on the battlefield, More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Stanford Dropout Start-Up Success Sam Altman Is Giving It Away

Sam Altman dropped out of Stanford to start a start-up, Loopt, which sold for $43 million. As president of Y Combinator, Altman has returned to Stanford to teach, but not to share is trade secrets only More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Alexander Karp’s Palantir Swallows Two Mobile Startups in One Week

  – It was as a busy week for Palantir and its CEO Alexander Karp, as the Palo Alto-based company acquired two mobile start-ups, Propeller and Poptip, in just a matter of days. Palantir is More...

Albert Hecht On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Max Levchin pulls Affirm out of the incubator and feeds it $45 million

  Levchin appointed himself as CEO  of Affirm, a payments processing company that he nutrured from birth after raising substantial funding for his new baby. –     – Max Levchin,  More...

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